Centerra 1st-qtr profit rises on strong gold output

Wed May 8, 2013 9:11pm EDT
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May 8 (Reuters) - Canadian miner Centerra Gold Inc reported a higher first-quarter profit on strong gold production in its Kumtor and Boroo mines.

Net profit for the quarter ended March 31 rose to $51.4 million, or 22 cents per share, compared with a profit of $9.6 million, or 4 cents per share a year earlier.

Revenue rose 43.7 percent to $192.3 million.